Country Hour New South Wales
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 4 March, 201503/03/15
The Hendra virus is very fragile and does not survive for long in direct sunlight, a new study has found.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 3 March 2015
The Australian commodity forecaster is predicting sustained improvement for livestock profitability into next financial year, and a turnaround in fortunes for the cropping sector.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 2 March, 2015
The NRMA's Peter Khoury told Michael Condon he is urging bush motorists to take social media action over unfair petrol prices.
NSW Country Hour for Friday 27 February 2015
Heavy rain in northern New South Wales has delayed the start of the region's macadamia harvest. But growers are hoping to have machinery in the orchards within days to begin collecting nuts.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 26 February 2015
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says changes to country of origin food labelling will be as "business-friendly" as possible. Mr Abbott today confirmed his government was determined to deliver on changes, which have long been sought by farming and consumer...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 25 February, 2015
Eighty per cent of the the state of New South Wales received above average rainfall in January but the drought still lingers in the north.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 24 February 2015
International wheat prices on the Chicago Board of Trade have hit a five-year low, while US stocks are at a five-year high.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 23 February
Rain for the North Coast welcome after Cyclone Marcia is downgraded.
NSW Country Hour for Friday, 20 February 2015
Winds and rain from Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia are starting to damage farms near the central Queensland coast.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 19 February 2015
Farmers are livid at a decision to change the way cattle are weighed at Australia's newest saleyards and want the consumer watchdog to investigate.
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday, 18 February, 2015
A severe lack of summer rain in northern New South Wales and Queensland is really starting to impact on irrigators. Cotton and rice crops are among those likely to be affected.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 16 February, 2015
A review of Johne's disease management has heard cattle producers are losing millions from quarantine problems and shutdowns.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 16 February 2015
Poor hygiene amongst Chinese workers as well as potentially contaminated water supplies in China are thought to be the likely causes of an outbreak of hepatitis A in Australia, linked to imported frozen berries.
Country Hour for Friday 13 February, 2015
Michael Condon heads to the Kangaroo Valley Show with Michael Cavanagh to celebrate the events 130th anniversary.
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 12 February 2015
Farmers in New South Wales say they may miss out on important drought assistance and subsidies because eligibility criteria do not reflect drought figures.
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 11 February, 2015
The Federal Government says it will tighten scrutiny of farmland sales to foreign buyers from next month.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 10 February, 2015
Grasshoppers have reached plague proportions in parts of the NSW central west and authorities are trying to make a case for aerial spraying of the insects.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 9 February 2015
The survival of the Prime Minister Tony Abbott is the right decision for rural and regional Australia, according to Member for Hume, Angus Taylor.
NSW Country Hour for Friday 6 February 2015
Lower Darling River irrigators say water supply problems mean they can no longer grow permanent plantings
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 5 February, 2015
Farmers are determined to fight on over the PAC approval of the Shenhua mine on the Liverpool Plains. NSW Farmers say promises have been broken and undertakings have been ignored or forgotten by numerous State government ministers and local members.
- Sydney, NSW